Photojournalism of the Week: March 29, 2013

Christie's specialist James Hyslop holds a pre-17th century, sub-fossilised Elephant Bird egg in London

Christie's specialist James Hyslop holds a pre-17th century, sub-fossilized Elephant Bird egg in London. The rare egg is expected to sell for $30,000-45,000 when is it auctioned in London on April 24. The extinct Elephant Bird, a native of Madagascar, was a large bird measuring around 11 feet in height. Suzanne Plunkett is a Reuters photographer based in London. You can read more about her incredible career in photography in 9.11.01: The Photographers' Stories.Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

A boy smeared with colours reacts as another boy pours water on him during Holi celebrations in the southern Indian city of Chennai

A boy smeared with colours reacts as another boy pours water on him during Holi celebrations in the southern Indian city of Chennai. Holi, also known as the Festival of Colours, heralds the beginning of spring and is celebrated all over India. Babu Babu is a Reuters phographer based in Chennai. See more of his work here.Babu Babu/Reuters

Penitents take part in the Vineros brotherhood procession in Malaga

Penitents take part in the Vineros brotherhood procession in Malaga, southern Spain. The procession is a part of Holy Week, which is celebrated in many Christian traditions during the week before Easter. Jon Nazca is a Reuters staffer based in Spain, see more of his work here.Jon Nazca/Reuters

Supporters of Jordan sit on top of a fence as they watch Jordan play against Japan during their 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match at King Abdullah stadium in Amman

Soccer fans watch Jordan play Japan during a 2014 World Cup qualifying match at King Abdullah stadium in Amman, Jordan. Muhammad Hamed is a photojournalist working for Reuters in Jordan.Muhammad Hamed/Reuters

Suspected al Qaeda militant holds his head as he stands with co-defendants behind bars at the state security court of appeals in Sanaa

A suspected al Qaeda militant holds his head as he stands with co-defendants behind bars at the state security court of appeals in Sanaa, Yemen. The court on Tuesday upheld jail sentences ranging from four to 10 years against 10 defendants convicted of having links to al Qaeda. Khaled Abdullah is a Reuters staff photographer based in Yemen. Check out more of his work here.Khaled Abdullah Ali Al Mahdi/Reuters

A boy sorts fish known as Pepesca or Ejote, after fishing with local fishermen at Lake Ilopango, in Ilopango on the outskirts of San Salvador

A boy sorts fish known as Pepesca or Ejote, at Lake Ilopango on the outskirts of San Salvador, EL Salvador. Ulises Rodriguez is a freelance photojournalist stringing for Reuters in El Salvador.Ulises Rodriguez/Reuters

French soldiers arrive at a Malian army base used by the French military in Tessalit, northern Mali

French soldiers arrive at a Malian army base used by the French military in Tessalit, northern Mali. France has deployed some 4,000 troops to Mali, alongside a regional African force, in a nine-week operation that has driven Islamists into desert hideaways and mountains near the Algerian border. Francois Rihouay is an independent photographer currently based in Northern Africa.Francois Rihouay/Reuters

Shepherds lead their flock of sheep and cattle along on the Guozigou segment of the Lianyungang-Horgos expressway

Shepherds lead their flocks of sheep along the Guozigou segment of the Lianyungang-Horgos expressway, in Northwestern China, as vehicles drive past the other side.China Daily China Daily Information Corp - CDIC / Reuters

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